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- For Accurate Angles, Go to the ChalkboardLaying out accurate angles on your work is critical. So it’s funny to me that we spend $100 on a … The post For Accurate Angles, Go to the Chalkboard appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Can Soap Flakes Go Bad?I’m a big fan of a soap finish for certain projects. It doesn’t provide a lot of protection to wooden … The post Can Soap Flakes Go Bad? appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for MachinesI’ll probably get in trouble for this one, but here goes. Don’t waste your money on the digital indicators that … The post Skip the Fancy Digital Indicators for Machines appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
- Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band SawNo matter how nice your band saw is, it’s still a fussy instrument with a lot of settings that are … The post Use Rosin to Tighten up Your Band Saw appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.
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LostArtPress on InstagramFig. 11-1. Made with one hollow. By altering the angle of the moulding and the fillets, you can vary your mouldings tremendously. Fig. 11-2. Different circles. Combining one cove and one ovolo greatly expands the number of mouldings you can create with a few planes. Fig. 11-3. With a second pair of planes. Add a second pair of hollow and round planes and you can make an even wider variety of shapes. — from “Mouldings in Practice” by Matthew Sheldon Bickford. @msbickford #Mouldings_in_PracticeI don’t drink much hard liquor. But this conductor flask by Surname is one of my favorite objects. With all the funerals this year, this has come in handy for the occasional distraught loved one. A grown-up bottle of sorts, I suppose. #neversponsoredPopTart Day at Lost Art Press. Thanks @david_lyell for the inspiration. Ours were Iced Insulin flavor. Yours?
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Category Archives: Hands Employed Aright
The Lost Art Press storefront will be open today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. And then we’re having a book-release party for “Hands Employed Aright” with the author Joshua Klein – all the way from Maine. The party starts … Continue reading
Editor’s Note: For those of you who have purchased “Hands Employed Aright,” you’ll note that we also used Jessica Roux’s illustration as endsheets. It was more expensive than typical endsheets, but worth it in every way. And now you can … Continue reading
Mark your calendar for Saturday, Sept. 8. Joshua Klein of Mortise & Tenon Magazine is coming all the way from Maine to celebrate the release of his book “Hands Employed Aright.” Josh will be around the shop during our open … Continue reading
The printing plant reports that Joshua Klein’s “Hands Employed Aright” was put on a truck yesterday and is headed to our Indianapolis warehouse. If all goes to plan, the book should arrive next week, and we will begin shipping out … Continue reading
I’ve read Joshua Klein’s new book “Hands Employed Aright” at least five times to complete the index and also for pleasure. It is one of my favorite books I’ve read so far this year. To say that Jonathan Fisher, the … Continue reading
This is an excerpt from “Hands Employed Aright: The Furniture Making of Jonathan Fisher” by Joshua A. Klein. The first chair Fisher recorded making was in December 1802. This “small chair,” probably for children, seems to have been a trial run for … Continue reading
You can now place a pre-publication order for Joshua Klein’s “Hands Employed Aright: The Furniture Making of Jonathan Fisher (1768-1847).” The book is $57, which includes domestic shipping, and should ship to customers in early or mid-August. All pre-publication orders … Continue reading